River Levels Streamgages Weather

Total streamflow across the Broad River was last observed at 9,846 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 19,529 acre-ft of water today; about 93% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 10,551 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2020-02-08 when daily discharge volume was observed at 291,600 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Broad River Near The Cutoff reporting a streamflow rate of 2,360 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Broad River Below Cherokee Falls with a gauge stage of 25.93 ft. This river is monitored from 9 different streamgauging stations along the Broad River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 640 ft, the Broad River Near Boiling Springs.

The Broad River is a major tributary of the Savannah River in the southeastern United States. It is approximately 150 miles long and flows through the states of North Carolina and South Carolina. The river has a rich history, serving as a vital transportation route for Native Americans and European settlers during the colonial era. Today, the river is used primarily for hydroelectricity generation, with several notable dams and reservoirs along its length, including Lake Lure, Lake Greenwood, and Lake Murray. Additionally, the river supports a variety of recreational activities, such as fishing, boating, and hiking, as well as agricultural uses, including irrigation and livestock grazing. The Broad River is an important natural resource in the region, providing both economic and ecological benefits.

July 20, 2024







Last Updated 2024-07-20
Discharge Volume 19,529 ACRE-FT
Streamflow 9,846.0 cfs
+1271.0 cfs (+14.82%)
Percent of Normal 93.31%
Maximum 291,600.0 cfs
Seasonal Avg 10,551 cfs
Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Broad River Near Boiling Springs
USGS 02151500
632 cfs 1.84 ft 38.9
Broad River Near Blacksburg
USGS 02153200
1040 cfs 3.22 ft 75.68
Broad River Near Gaffney
USGS 02153500
1890 cfs 5.70 ft
Broad River Below Cherokee Falls
USGS 02153551
1310 cfs 25.93 ft 66.88
Broad River Above Carlton
USGS 02191300
451 cfs 2 ft 23.56
Broad River Near Bell
USGS 02192000
1580 cfs 6.41 ft 59.11
Broad River Near Carlisle
USGS 02156500
894 cfs 2.59 ft -27.32
Broad River At Alston
USGS 02161000
2030 cfs 3.67 ft 5.73
Broad River Near The Cutoff
USGS 02290878
2360 cfs 0.31 ft -9.23

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The Broad River is a river in the Hudson Bay drainage basin in Census division 23 in Northern Manitoba, Canada. Its flows from an unnamed lake to Hudson Bay.The river is crossed north of the settlement of O'Day by the Hudson Bay Railway, travelled by the Via Rail Winnipeg – Churchill train.
A large portion of the river from its mouth upstream is part of Wapusk National Park.

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